Bear Valley, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bear Valley, California - Basic Facts

The Bear Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 123 as of July 1, 2017. Bear Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bear Valley is located at latitude 37.5649 and longitude -120.1312 in Mariposa County. The formal boundaries for the Bear Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Mariposa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,054 feet.

The Bear Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582941) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bear Valley Census Designated Place is located within Mariposa CCD of Mariposa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bear Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bear Valley: Johnsonville.

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Bear Valley, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 123
Daytime Population: Workers 5
Daytime Population: Residents 94
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 99
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 106
Population in Familes 83
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $65,459
Average Household Income $72,540
Per Capita Income $31,306


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $228,125
Average Home Value $316,860


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.66%
Households -0.24% -0.71%
Families 1.21% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Bear Valley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Valley to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1410 7th
Population Density # 1477 3rd
Diversity Index # 1004 34th
Median Household Income # 554 63rd
Per Capita Income # 659 57th

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